Thursday, January 28, 2016

Hackathons Build young Minds for the Future

While it would seem that most hackathons were made for people attending a university – not all hackathons are meant for those over the age of 17. That’s why the non-profit organization, Code 411, is using the power of hackathons to mold young minds between the ages of 12 and 17. Learning what we are capable of For the second year in a row Code 411 organized a one-day seminar in Bermuda called the Holiday Hackathon for kids to learn about programming, technology, coding, and more. “We learned about making iPhone apps, building websites – basically learning how to tell the computer what to do, “ 16- year-old Kendrea Dill said about the event. Jahde Eve, a Bermudian coder was there to talk about programming to 80 teens.

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